This was my Universal Studios Osaka outfit that didn’t push through, lol. Typhoon Mario arrived on the day of our departure, so our airline had to postpone our flight to the next day. Good thing they sponsored us accommodations! Once things got calmer, Crissey shot our matchy-matchy gingham outfits so we can at least blog about them!
I was really looking forward to wearing this outfit from JRunway - you guys know how obsessed I am with Japanese style! I noticed that Japan’s gingham game is still going strong, only they switched their pastel pinks and baby blues with more F/W colors now. And I don’t know what’s more F/W than black and white.
Thanks to JRunway for sending me this perfect summer-to-fall transition outfit! I’m pretty sure they’re the closest that we’ll ever get to an international online store that sells the trendiest Japanese fashion. It’s really the best time to fall in love with Japanese culture because they’re starting to open up to the idea of becoming global brands.
Me in the JRunway store in Plaza Singapura, as snapped by my brothers who went to Singapore last month. The photo above was part of this photoshoot that I did in Tokyo last March. Crossing fingers something similar can open in Manila! We could definitely use more Japanese fashion here!
In the meantime, ordering online is the top option if you don’t have immediate opportunities to fly to Japan, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, etc. JRunway used to just ship to Singapore, but good news - They now have overseas delivery to different countries such as Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Indonesia, Australia, and Thailand.
Tired of seeing brands like ESPERANZA, GAL STAR, SPIRALGIRL, ROYAL PARTY, 3rd by VANQUISH, X-Girl, muse muse, etc. in Japanese magazines only, and frustrated that you can’t go to Japan and buy all these Japanese goodies?
JRunway can now ship to these countries! The Philippines is included - HALLELUJAH
If you order now until the 21st, you can get some free Biore samples too! A lot of Japanese women swear by Biore, so now’s your chance to try it out.
Here’s a short video about JRunway! If it’s any help, JRunway is the first ever Japanese multi-brand store in Southeast Asia, and it showcases more than 15 hottest fashion brands from Japan. Currently, these brands are available at 68 Orchard Road, Plaza Singapura, #01-54, Singapore 238839, but they recently opened an online store to accommodate fans of Japanese fashion from all over the world.
Girly pink version of this outfit. I even got the same shoes in a different color. I can’t bear the thought of having to eventually throw out my favorite items, so I tend to stock up by getting it in other colors, just in case the brand/store stops selling them. Raise your hands if you can relate!
Candy colors, sorbet shades, and… unicorn prints? Here’s a throwback to my Lisa Frank-filled childhood, only with less saturated rainbow vomit. I’ve been secretly wanting these mystical creature-themed clothing, lol. This is the Tumblr girl in me speaking, obviously.
It was a huge summer trend for a lot of Japanese brands, especially with the recent boom of ’90s style and the Neo Gal subculture movement, and with new brands like EVRIS putting mermaids on everything for their S/S 2014 collection. I don’t think I can ever be bold enough for Alisa Ueno-levels of unicorn-ness, so here’s something that’s a bit more wearable for those days when you just feel like horsing around…
(in b4 healing unicorn lay comments)
While there are so many medium-length hair/long bob hair inspiration articles popping out left and right, I’m really set on growing my hair out and keeping it in my most natural hair color yet! Hyuna’s Red MV teasers (so jealous of her strong weave game, huhu) made me love sexy, dark hair even more, and I wish I could time travel to that exact point in the future when I don’t have to depend on hair extensions anymore. I’m getting so impatient!
Speaking of K-pop, I’ve been religiously following OnStyle Jessica & Krystal. As you all might already know, Sica is my ultimate SNSD bias and K-pop style icon. I like searching for her airport outfits during my free time because she never fails to exude class whenever she travels. Her style is always so simple, chic and effortless! I don’t know how she does it, but I think it’s her perfect face and “ice princess” demeanor that give off an instant sophisticated vibe. Jealous! Can I be the third Jung sister?
Anyhow, I noticed in the show that Jessica and Krystal often rock loose tops with skinny jeans. It *is* possible to look sexy without having to resort to excessive skin exposure and bodycon dresses. Haha, I’m like the ambassador of modest dressing.
Love the Jung sisters so much! Consider this outfit my homage to their impeccable fashion!
Platform sneakers always save the day. I’ve been living in flat shoes and low heels lately, because comfort is my top priority this summer. I’ve also been keeping my accessories to a minimum because combining them with sweat? The grossest feeling ever.
I personally prefer the look of platform sneakers more than wedge sneakers (though I don’t have anything against the latter and have a few pairs myself). I’ve seen a couple of Harajuku girls wearing this type of sneakers during the past few times I was in Tokyo! While my personal style is far from being inspired by Harajuku street fashion, there’s no denying how adorable they can be when styled properly!
Speaking of Japan, I’m off to Tokyo tomorrow! 楽しみにしている！
Flashback to my childhood. I loved everything Minnie Mouse and refused to use any pencil other than the red and white polkadot one that my mom gave me one Christmas. Until now, I still vividly remember how it looked like. There was a little Minnie figurine attached at the end, where the erasers usually go.
When I turned 18, my cake was also Minnie-themed!